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. like r.p.e., the department of energy office of science, and investing in the office of energy efficiency and renewable energy. this bill threatens to increase our reliance on foreign oil, reduce job growth, increase pollution and damage american distribute health of american families. if we don't act to reverse this legislation he deep cuts to science programs and energy research, the united states will have many, many missiles armed with nuclear warheads, but we'll fall behind our global competitors who are investing heavily in renewable and next generation energy technologies. i strongly urge that we defeat the previous question and i urge a no vote on the underlying bill. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. burgess: thank you mr. speaker. i yield myself the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. burgess: i cannot recall a place in the constitution where it says the house passes a bill, the senate can't
on this amazing series. it's so terrific there's public science education going on like this. especially in a time when funding is being cut to sciences at the national level so we need to keep pushing for as much science education as possible. i just finished writing an optimistic book about the apocalypse. i didn't realize this book would have a happy ending. it started because i have been fascinated with stories about destruction, especially massive global destruction, and apocalypses and everything from kind of the underground cannibal apocalypse to zombie stories and godzilla stories. godzilla is one of my spirit animals. and i wanted to -- a couple of years ago when i was thinking about this, i thought how could i write a kind of nonfiction version of a godzilla movie, and what would that look like? if we delve into the scientific literature what history has to teach us, what would be the equivalent of some kind of massive destruction caused bay force that we don't understand, and i came upon the idea of mass extinctions which are the worst kind of disaster that can happen to the plan net, -
, of a robust space program inspires people to want to do science and math. that generation that was created. then we had a lapse. people are no longer as inspired, not in the same kind of way. push moneyhing to out into the stem field, but another to sean young people -- show young people what they can aspire to. so much of what nasa does is about aspiration. when those aspirations are there, we will find the teachers. the students will come pouring out to learn, but not if they don't know about something on the other side. i think these things work together. it's important for us to make the investment in stem learning so we can create the workforce that is needed. but we have to recognize that we have to have a vision to create that education stimulus for young people to grow and learn and develop. and then with respect to the it's really complicated to get policymakers to see on the other side of something. we have to tell the story about all of the great innovations that nasa has done. has 6400 patents, not to mention the patents held throughout the industry. that israel economic develo
science question and general question. it is confusing the public to call people conservative when their views are all over the place and not conservative considerably. and for a liberal, the same thing. >> people are pondering, yeah. >> i think it is one of those things that is hard for journalists to decide what is the right way. i think it makes more sense to the general reader to describe the court that way than it does in other ways. may left and right would work. thosek sometimes we use somewhat interchangeably when we talk about the justices. >> maybe we should refer to them by the party of the president that appointed them. [laughter] >> they say who appointed us doesn't dictate how we vote. pro-metimes you think government antigovernment might work. anybody else? well, we have got a couple of minutes. one more question. william suter is retiring after many years. the court has announced that scott harris will take over. does the person who is the clerk of the court make any difference to the jobs that you guys do? shouldg else the public care about? >> i think in a general
. without an educated populace, we can't compete in the world of science and technology. we just can't. so the best investment we can make is in our youth. the best investment you can make, the best investment you can make is in education. you might buy a car and think that's a great investment. you might buy a piece of property that's a great investment or a house. the best investment you'll ever make is in your education. we want to make it as affordable and doable as humanly possible. and that's what we've worked together. we've worked together with myself and my colleagues on a bipartisan basis, we're hoping we can find and if we can find common ground and if it basically is putting a cap and we've talked about a cap, the caps are inherently built in. let's say this. let's say that you graduate and get a degree but you find a job that pays $40,000 which is not a lot in today's market for the money you've invested. and you get married and have a child or two. the system we have in right now you only pay 15% of our disposable income. that breaks down to about $142 a month you will pay on
started working. the mom is in the workplace. >> this is liberals who defend this. they are very anti-science. look at the natural world. the male and a female in society, the mail typically is the dominant role. >> the air force base exchange, sexually explicit magazines are being sold. they are awash in sexual activity. >> the young folks coming into each of your services are anywhere from 17 years old to 22 years old. gee whiz. the hormone level created by nature sets in place the possibility for these types of things to occur. >> you have got to laugh or you will just solve the whole time. we are trying to have some fun with it. we mock them. >> there are these -- whoops. increasingly, there are these moments of lawmakers saying things in their own words. how do you pick what to report on? how do you resent it. what is the process when you are becoming inundated with this kind of gaps? >> if you are trying to pitch the media, if you go to your local members town hall and get a great clip, and think the huffington post will love that, if you send it to the media, one important thing is tha
with the national center for .ducational statistics he is the science branch chief. we are also joined by barbara willer, with the national association for the education of .oung children she is the interim executive director. chris chapman, we will start with you. where we talking about kindergartners? kindergarten is a crucial year. is there introduction to public education. because of that, we initiated a longitudinal study recently that will follow the development of kindergartners from the time when they enter kindergarten to the l a mentor great. host: what are you seeing so far? guest: we measured several assets of growth and develop your today, we will phone -- focus on the reading, math, and find -- and science assessment that the children took part of the study, and we will talk about the future assessment of the children's learning behaviors. what we find is that the first time converters from poor amilies and from, excuse me moment, and first time in kindergartners of insertion -- of certain background check -- of certain background to not as well as others. they seem to fall. there a
who would deny the science altogether, and every day that we delay, we're losing ground to develop new sources of energy that can protect the planet and break the grip of our dependence on fossil fuels. this past year was one of the most extreme years for our nation's weather. it was the warmest year on record for the u.s. and droughts, wildfires and floods were far more frequent and far more intense. in fact, nine of the 10 hottest years since 1880 have been in the past decade. in 2012, 9.3 million acres of land across the country burned in wildfires, more than double the annual average and the second highest ever. rainfall was far below the average and it was one of the driest years in memory. droughts, heat waves and wildfires are now the norm rather than the exception. the extreme weather was also a significant drag on our economy. superstorm sandy cost $65 billion. western wildfires cost over $1 billion. and losses from drought cost $30 billion. greenhouse gases emitted as a result of human activity are e biggest drivers of climate change. that is a fact that's accepted by virtual
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's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand., it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just a click away with our free mobile app. >>> the battle over abortion rights rages on in the states today. in texas, republicans, in texas, republicans continue to move forward with a bill designed to shut down most of the abortion clinics in the state. which in turn continues to draw demonstrators from both sides of the fight to the state capitol grounds. including state senator wendy davis, star of last month's successful filibuster of the antiabortion bill who helped kick off a statewide bus tour sponsored by plan the parenthood today. former arkansas governor mike huckabee showed up to rally the anti
fix is completed come december. >> this is a very simple structural operation. the complete science for the shims has been done. the contractor has the designs in front of them and as soon as we shim these [ indiscernible ] we have still achieved the full seismic safety of the bridge. and we can achieve that seismic safety within a month's time. >> reporter: bridge officials, who had long been saying that a full fix was needed to open the bridge, were clearly caught off guard. >> and i do believe this idea merits further vetting. it's an idea -- it's a concept at this point that came up fairly late. >> not just the concept. it has been designed by the design team, has been approved by caltrans and passed on to the contractor so we are not just at a concept stage. >> i will tell you, candidly, that the book he held up and talked about as a design, that's the first i've heard of it. >> i don't want to wait any day longer than necessary because we can have an earthquake at any time and old bridge is not safe. >> reporter: well, it's going to take a couple of weeks at least to vet this
is untold that as far as this being rocket science as far as pork production, that it's really easy, i used to have a bunch of cows, worked the genetics are that way. this is an industry that's a pretty stable industry have access to genetics and things like that, if you want to obtain it, nihcm there's not a great ministry in the feed mix or this or that. is that true? >> senator, i think in terms of technology i think essentially what we do, we don't have any patent. it's commercially available. >> thank you, madam chairwoman. and again thank you for having the hearing. i think this is very helpful. >> thank you very much. senator thune. >> thank you, madam chairwoman. i appreciate your coming in and answering our questions. i think one of the issues with this acquisition, we are probably not going to see a month from now or a year from now any visible impacts on the nation's livestock industry for our nation's food supply. or food safety for that matter but i think we need to look at these in terms of what the impact will be five years down the road, 10 years down the road, at the nation
to do if you were in a similar situation? we'll take you to a place where they study the science of survival. >> we're going to lighten things up with grandma talk with kris jenner. >> nigella lawson is headed for divorce less than a month after her husband was photographed with his hands around the neck. >> we want to begin this half hour with new developments in the trial of george zimmerman. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. george zimmerman's defense team is now presenting its case in the courtroom as we go live to the courtroom. among the witnesses they plan to call this week, trayvon martin's father. among the witnesses, the defense will call today, tracy martin, trayvon's father. a police detective wrote in his report i asked mr. martin if the voice was calling for help was his son. mr. martin quietly responded no. >> i think what tracy martin said was, that's not my son's voice. i think that's information the jury needs to have. >> reporter: the jury has listened to that tape repeate y repeatedly. trayvon's parents have not commented during the trial. >> i never s
situation? coming up, we'll take you to a place where they study the science of survival. >> and then we're going to lighten things up a bit with new grandma and new talk show host kris jenner. how is kim and can kanye's little girl doing and will we see pictures? >> i think we will. >>> and famed chef nigella lawson is headed for divorce after she was photographed with her husband's hands around her neck. and he is seeking the split. we'll tell you why. >>> developments of george zimmerman. in its third week, the defense is presenting its case. nbc's kerry sanders is covering the trial for us, at the courthouse. good morning. >> reporter: the defense team says they plan to wrap-up their presentation to the jury by mid to late week. defense attorney mark o'mara says among the witnesses he plans to call to the stand, trayvon martin's father. among the witnesses, the defense will call perhaps as early as today, 17-year-old trayvon martin's father, tracy martin. when police first played a neighbor's 911 call for tracy martin, the question was, whose voice could be heard screaming for help?
on religion, not on science and reason. it is a woman's constitutional right to have an abortion. >> reporter: the bill grants exceptions to the 20-week limit to abortions in cases where the mother's life is at risk. the debate is continuing. got underway at 11:30. we do not expect a vote until late this evening. we'll be watching, jenna. jenna: we'll keep an eye on it, doug. thank you. jon: government surveillance takes center stage right now on capitol hill, james comey, president obama's nominee to be the next fbi director, faces tough questions from the senate judiciary committee. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. how did mr. comey handle questions about the nsa's activities, mike? >> reporter: jon, james comey said fbi surveillance programs which he would obviously oversee once confirmed face strict oversight. on the nsa programs, the programs that have gotten so much attention in recent weeks, comey said he was not entirely familiar noting that he is currently in the private sector. >> i'm not familiar with details of the current programs. obviously
launched a new executive order that opens up tons of government data, everything from health and science to safety and more as machine readable free fuel for entrepreneurs to create new companies and jobs. this is america's day, we want to get back to you, all kind are picking up that data, to help grow the economy and create low class jobs. >> the previous thing the government has going right now is trying to implement the health care law the administration announced a delay in the employer mandate. they couldn't get it done in time. what does that tell you about the limits in technology in making it work more rapidly and efficiently? >> basically, they focused very well, business expressed concern that there are issues to be worked through, so it was a sensible thing to do, to implement properly, so october 1st, actually, we will be bringing it live, thing are on track to make that happen. >> a lot of people are concerned those are not going to be up an running in time. what is your role in trying to push technological cloougs solutions to make that work better. >> there is a whole tea
. the science and technology committee markup will be factually. >> thank you. we yelled back. >> thank you. the gentlelady was always extremely eloquent. >> i appreciate your service very much. especially in a country and especially to the mayor. i didn't know you had 9/11 we were in detroit while you were in new york. but there we were that day, what happened that day and afterwards. america's mayor, you have the greatest ohio. you are more than the president or governor, more than the fbi director or the cia or department of defense, everyone was looking to you for the path forward, and i guess my question, mr. mayor, is how does the american people perceive the war on terror and how we prosecute the enemy combatant as well. is obviously we face a new type of enemy. everyone has a colored uniform on, we were able to identify with the enemy is. and he spoke about identifying this and how important it is for us. but now we talk about this asymmetrically as well. they saw that as the battlefield. over the skies of detroit in 2009, that enemy combatant, in my mind, what happened then was, an
and tonal direction. even how much shimmer or gloss was needed for the air. >> it's science, art, cooking. a bit of this, a little of that. >> reporter: it's a big -- >> it's one, big, complex formula. >> the suit alleges that four clients have told them that the firmy garcia works called them to tell them their apointment had been changed and they should go to ferretti for the upcoming appointment. >> we have dan abrams here. and dan, i think sam and i might know, we go to colors. but who owns the cards and who owns the formulas is key here. >> the judge is taking this seriously. making an emergency order was entered saying you can't use those secret proprietary formulas in the future. it's hard to see how they're going to enforce that. if someone would come in. >> can't they take the phone and just taken pictures of all of the cards. >> absolutely. >> and who would know? >> there's no question. how are they going to enforce the idea. but a judge has ruled -- this the an emergency order. so, the trial is still to come. but emergency order which says you cannot use these special formulas.
. senator mccall had to leave to go to a science and technology committee. >> thank you for the time. used back. >> thank you, gentlelady. brings back memories of when i was chairman and the gentlelady was very eloquent. sometimes overeloquent. >> good to be back. >> thank you. mr. chairman. and i want to thank all the witnesses for being here. i appreciate your service so very much. all of us do to the country and what you have done, and especially to the mayor. i'd like to just -- i didn't know you at 9/11, i was still at michigan secretary of state that day. we were having an election in detroit and you were in new york. i remember where we were that day what happened that day, what happened afterwards, and i think that's where you picked up what i think is your greatest title and that's americas mayor. you were more than the president, more than the governor, more than the fbi director, more than the cia, more than the department of defense, everyone seemed to look to you for what had happened, why, what was the path forward, shat should america think about from that day forward, and i
is published in the journal of science. >>> in this morning's weekly address, president obama says overhauling the nation's immigration system can provide a big boost to the economic recovery. >> here in america, we've always been a nation of immigrants. that's what's kept our work force dynamic, our businesses on the cutting edge, and our economy the strongest in the world. but under the current system, too many smart, hard-working immigrants are prevented from contributing to that success. >> the senate has already passed a bipartisan bill, but the president says the republican-controlled house must now act. he says former president george bush agrees with him that immigration reform needs to become law. >>> and president obama and the first lady are going to go back to martha's vineyard next month for a nine-day vacation. it is going to be their fourth summer trip to the massachusetts island since he became president in 2009. >>> a trip to the beach almost cost the life of a 6-year-old boy in indiana. he fell into a sinkhole in the sand near the lake michigan shoreline. he was buried for th
in all areas of high-tech, whether it is nano science or electronics or whatever. really impressive and not only graduates of engineering schools but young high school graduates who have learned stuff on their own and it really is phenomenal. so -- >> this is your chance to give us the big picture which i will set up this way. you were born and raised in south carolina. you went to the university of north carolina. world war ii you were very involved in racial justice battles and labor justice battles and all the rest. so you've seen your original home country over this span with its liberalizations, it richness and also its sclerosis of various kinds. you've seen china over that span too starting in the 1940's from now where it has gone from this war-torn area to a rich society a major power but don't call it a great power at least in front of its officials. how would you compare the successes of these two societies as you've seen them in, in your lifetime? they have each, you have watched your home south transform. how do you feel about america's progress over your lifetime versus
serious unintended consequences raging from -- ranging from maintenance of corps sites to science and our national labs, some of which are tied to the nuclear stockpile that are involved in protecting our nuclear sites. therefore i must oppose the amendment. i certainly understand his reasons for doing it. i support him in theory but there are some potentially unintended consequences so i must oppose it and yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from georgia. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. opinion of the -- in the opinion of the chair, the noes voluntary it. for what purpose does reed to. the gentleman from louisiana seek recognition? >> mr. chairman, i have an amendment at the desk, number 44. the chair: the clerk will report the amendment. the clerk: amendment offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. at the end of the bill before the short title, insert the following -- section. the amounts otherwise provided by this act are revised by reducing the amount made available for department of
it to science here. there are very simple things that every passenger can and should do to stay safe while flying. >> look at that one. >> it's a moment no flier wants to experience, a moment the surviving passengers on board asiana flight 214 will not soon forget. >> oh, my god! >> but there's a reason most escaped unharmed. major equipment upgrades to planes like the boeing 777. aviation experts credit fire proof materials in the cabin with preventing it from immediately catching fire. improved exits and evacuation slides helped passengers evacuate within 90 seconds. in more secure seats kept buckled up passengers anchored. experts say surviving a crash also relies on the human factor. this video shows many asiana passengers carrying their luggage as they escape the crashed plane. experts say that's a big no-no. >> it's a natural reaction, but it's always, obviously, going to impede the progress of people getting off the plane. you know, those items can be replaced. human lives can't. >> this video taken when the discovery channel crashed a jet liner on purpose shows how passengers shoul
, you know. i studied political science. who knows? it's hard to find a date. >> steve: oh, really? it turns out announcing her dating woes to the world helped. actor adam sandler came to the rescue and helped set her up with basketball star, as we saw right there. but we have -- >> gretchen: shaq. >> steve: we also have some takers as well. >> gretchen: these guys are putting their hat in the ring? >> steve: that's our crew. >> gretchen: all right! fantastic! nana, if you're watching, we have three our prospects for you. shaquille o'neal or bird dog joel, our floor manager there? >> steve: brian kilmeade also outside with a look at sports today. >> brian: how is it going? we are outside. the weather is holding up. good thing we have a retractible roof should something happen. in a moment, a real fantastic athlete who is going to have a great future. but now this. san francisco giants pitcher chad goh dean, in hot water for groping a woman in a hospital. he began touching her. police held him -- he was held down until police could get him. let's move to the other story. david ortiz
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